Badges that can be gained
There is a wide range of badges and awards available to young people in the Explorer Section.
Many of the badges available are activity badges, which represent the pinnacle of achievement in a particular field. Whether their interests lie in Hill Walking or Performing Arts, Aviation or Public Relations, Explorers are rewarded both for developing existing strengths and undertaking new ventures.
Additional badges and awards
In addition, there are a number of extra badges and awards, obtained by taking part in particular challenges or schemes.
Click on each badge will take you to the site .
Below are :-
There are a number of core badges, obtained upon joining or moving on from the Unit, or for time spent in the Scouting movement.
The journey continues
If you were a Beaver, Cub or Scout, you'll already know that being a Scout is all about completing awards at every step of the journey.
As an Explorer, there are more chances to soar than ever before, as you'll be introduced to a whole new range of Top Awards.
You can work towards as many awards as you like, at your own pace.
Are you ready? Let's get stuck in.
Queen's Scout Award
The Queen's Scout Award is the top achievement for Explorer Scouts and Scout Network members. Earning it is a huge achievement!
Chief Scout's Diamond Award
The Chief Scout's Diamond Award is the highest of the Chief Scout's Awards.
Chief Scout's Platinum Award
The Chief Scoutís Platinum Award is the culmination of everything you do as a young person in Scouts. It's a chance to celebrate your progress, and take stock of how far you've come.
Information on badges that can be earned can be found at ............................Badges
Where can I buy my uniform?
Uniform can either be bought from our online shop - Scout Store - Scout and Guide shop
or from a local supplier. If youíre not sure where to start, or could use a little help with uniform costs, fear not. Your Explorer leader can chat to you about options. The most important thing when you first arrive is wearing something that you feel natural and comfortable in.